1:00 PM ET, November 16, 2008
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL
Garcia improves to 4-1 since regaining starting role as Bucs stop Peterson, Vikes
TAMPA, Fla. -- Jeff Garcia takes pride in excelling in a young man's game. Even if it does take a toll on his 38-year-old body.
• The Bucs improved to 5-0 at home this season.
• Adrian Peterson came up short in his bid for a fifth straight 100-yard game, running for 85 yards on 19 carries.
• This was the first meeting between the former NFC Central foes since 2005. The Bucs have now won four straight and eight of the nine played in Tampa.
-- ESPN research and The Associated Press
It was the first meeting since 2005 between the former NFC Central rivals. The Bucs have won eight of the last nine played in Tampa. ... Graham limped off after his only carry, a 3-yard gain.
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.0||5.7|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|FG||06:53||Ryan Longwell 43 Yd||3||0|
|FG||02:48||Matt Bryant 39 Yd||3||3|
|TD||13:33||Bobby Wade 4 Yd Pass From Gus Frerotte (Ryan Longwell Kick)||10||3|
|FG||07:48||Matt Bryant 26 Yd||10||6|
|FG||01:47||Ryan Longwell 37 Yd||13||6|
|TD||09:25||B.J. Askew 1 Yd Run (Matt Bryant Kick)||13||13|
|FG||05:36||Matt Bryant 29 Yd||13||16|
|FG||03:30||Matt Bryant 26 Yd||13||19|